Soggy dollars

What’s the coolest thing you’ve seen in another country? This is a Plinky inspired post. My short answer is the Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands. The longer answer is that it got me thinking about navigation and charting a route through choppy water/difficult times. The backstory is that my sister […]

Twitter + Festival + Bristol = Bristwestival

Ok, perhaps one word mangle that’ll never make it into the OED but Twestivals are taking over. At least until 12 Feb. Organised out of London (who says Brits and Europeans don’t “get” twitter) and with a global network within days, if not hours this is a fantastic demonstration of something that simply couldn’t happen […]

BETTr learning

What do you get when you fill Olympia Hall, Earls Court with companies trying to sell technology to teachers? The BETT Show is possibly the largest exhibition of it’s sort in the world and certainly Europe. What don’t you get? You probably don’t get much learning as a delegate. I attended earlier shows in 2006/07 […]

Serendipity engineering

How valuable is engineered serendipity to your business? On my way back from a meeting in the Watershed I thought I’d stick my head into UWE’s new business incubator facility in Bush House. Only opened just before Christmas they already have a good selection of tenants including the usual scattering of graduate start-ups (such as […]